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Here’s an interesting report on the heels of the notoriously white Oscars this year: according to a study looking at entertainment over the period of 2012-2013 (via The Hollywood Reporter), audiences preferred diverse casts on both big and small screens. And yet Hollywood is still doing a terrible job of representing minorities and women in front of and behind the camera.

This… Continue reading New Study Proves Audiences Want More Minorities and Women in Movies and TV

The comic book crossover event has become a central element of superhero storytelling. With the modern iterations starting in the mid-1980s with Marvel’s Secret War and DC’s Crisis on Infinite Earths, roughly every year creative teams from multiple titles come together to try and tell a massive story that affects the entirety of a comic book shared universe — and in the best cases those stories have… Continue reading Comics on Film: Are Audiences Ready for a Multimedia Superhero Crossover?

Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Think Like a Man Too – $ 30.0 million ($ 30.0 million total)

2. 22 Jump Street – $ 29.0 million ($ 111.4 million total)

3. How to Train Your Dragon 2 – $ 25.0 million ($ 95.1 million total)

4. Jersey Boys – $ 13.5 million ($ 13.5 million total)

5. Maleficent -

Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Ride Along – $ 21.6 million

2. Lone Survivor – $ 12.6 million

3. The Nut Job – $ 12.3 million

4. Frozen – $ 9.0 million

5. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – $ 8.8 million

6. I, Frankenstein – $ 8.2 million

7. American Hustle – $ 7.1 million

8. August: Osage County – $ 5.04 million

8. The Wolf of Wall Street -

Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Lone Survivor – $ 38.5 million

2. Frozen – $ 15.0 million

3. The Wolf of Wall Street – $ 9.0 million

4. American Hustle – $ 8.6 million

5. The Legend of Hercules – $ 8.6 million

6. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – $ 8.0 million

7. August: Osage County – $ 7.3 million

8. Saving Mr. Banks – $